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of a new school year for kids in west texas months after a deadly explosion at a local fertilizer plant. >> i can't hear, i can't hear. get out of here, please get out of here. martha: remember that awful video from those moments. 15 people lost their lives in that explosion. most of the town's schools were damaged nond beyond repair. the students and teachers are heading back. they have a temporary building set up. >> being able to look at the kid and see the smiles on their faces even though it's a different setting facility wise. this is what matters. they are happy being kids and being with their friends. martha: they are getting school open for this school year. they say it's been tough to get this set up in time but they think everything will be ready by september. so we wish them all the best. >> it's very clear to the assad regime and also other players on the ground that a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. that would change my calculus. that would change my equation. bill: that was president obama one year ago.
psychiatrist admitted he opened fire at the texas army base in 2009, killing 13 people and wounding 30 others. casey stiegel is live at fort hood, texas. casey, hasan still not cross-examining his witnesss? >> reporter: , no, patti ann, he is isn't. i was in the courtroom. i had a chance to study him. he looked down at the table most of the time. when the judge addresses him he is very respectful, yes, ma'am, no, ma'am. but as these witnesses are giving gut-wrenching testimony, he mostly stairs at the table and doesn't make any kind of eye contact with them. major hasan had a relatively bizarre interruption of court yesterday. it came during some of the most horrific testimony we heard thus far. the sergeant who supervised the medical facility where the shooting happened was on the stand. she was in middle of describing a scene of non-stop gunshots and chaos, when hasan randomly interrupted and objected asked please be reminded she was under oath. clearly she was under oath. she had already sworn in. so everyone kind of moved on. when it comes to the cross-examination of these witnesses not r
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, and last year al-qaeda-connected militants took over an area larger than the state of texas inside northern africa. and it was september september , of course, at least three al-qaeda-linked groups participated in the killing of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans in benghazi. bill: top republican senator lindsey graham saying that attack in libya was a turning point, saying since then al-qaeda has been on steroids. senator graham also saying the white house seems to be to learning its lesson on this matter. >> it is scary. al-qaeda's on the rise, and the nsa program is proving its worth yet again. but we need to reevaluate where we're at in light of these threats. sequestration has to be fixed. if this happens a year from now, our intelligence community and the military will be less capable. i appreciate what the administration's doing. they're taking the right approach to this. benghazi was a complete failure, the threats were real there, the reporting was real, and we basically dropped the ball. we've learned from benghazi, thank god, and the administration's doing t
was released in from the military hospital in san antonio and transported to a prison in texas. he was finally arraigned in the summer of 2011. after a lot more legal manueverring it was finally decided that the court-martial would remain at fort hood on june 4th of this year the judge ruled that hasan can represent himself. through all of this, nidal hasan continued to receive his military paycheck. since the shooting he has been paid nearly $300,000. bill: that continues. this case hit a specific nerve too. in addition to those killed that day, the government refused to classify this as terrorism. instead they call it work place violence. i spoke to a victim after the pentagon decision. he called it an outrage and a betrayal of him. the department of defense has classified this, the shooting, at fort hood, as a work place violence. do you agree with that? >> no. i think it's, i mean, it is a disgrace, i mean disgusting. >> to equate terrorism with work place violence, means that you're not confronting the problem. >> because the soldiers who were killed or wounded were not awarded purple hea
. bill: he says he's going to iowa because it's hot in texas this time of year. martha: the feds say he gave chemotherapy who patient who did not need it and he diagnosed people with canter who didn't have it. this doctor is facing serious jail time. bill: the emotional court appearance for a pop star who fights for custody of his son, a son who almost drown in the backyard family pool last week. >> he's in the pool. >> does he have any injuries. the postal service is critical to our economy. delivering mail, medicine and packages, yet they're closing thousands of offices, slashing service and want to layoff over 100,000 workers. the postal service is recording financial losses, but not for reasons you might think. the problem? a burden no other agency or company bears. a 2006 law that drains $5 billion a year from post office revenue while the postal service is forced to overpay billions more into federal accounts. congress created this problem, and congress can fix it. a quarter million tweeters is beare tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built
, the former president, president bush, was asked about this matter on syria. brian in dallas, texas, sat down with mr. bush at the seventh annual patriot golf day. watch. >> the president's got a tough choice to make, and if he decides to use our military, he'll have the greatest military ever backing him up. >> right. what has syria been like for the u.s. in the eight years that you served? would you say that, i mean, the feeling that they had in supporting the insr. genesee, there was no doubt about that, correct? >> i was not a fan of mr. assad. he's an ally of iran, and he's made mischief. >> made mischief, and for a long time he felt impervious to america. >> yeah. and the president's going to have to make a tough decision. >> and what about the rest of the world saying, well, we're not really too sure, we're going to wait for the u.n. [laughter] you've been through that before. >> a president has to make a tough call, brian. i know you're trying to subtly rope me into the issues of the day. i refuse to be roped in. >> i understand. i'm not even subtly -- [laughter] your unique perspecti
football game. authorities determined in that incident alcohol was involved. in 2011, a fan at a texas rangers game fell to his death after trying to catch a baseball for his young on who was also attending the game. each time one of these incidents happens there is talk of raising the height of guardrails or installing netting to protect the fans but those proposals are always balances with strong consumer demand for unobstructed views of the game. bill: the fight or obama-care. republican against republican. should the gop draw a fine the sand and shut down the government? we debate that moment away. march first fire then the rain. a year after a devastating wildfire, a town in georgia, harrowing mudslide and flash flooding. here are the survivors. >> i lost everything. but i survived and i'm happy i survived and i never thought of dying, that i was going to die. [ female announcer ] made just a little sweeter... because all these whole grains aren't healthy unless you actually eat them ♪ multigrain cheerios. also available in delicious peanut butter. healthy never tasted so sweet.
of the families of victims in court. casey stiegel live at fort hood, texas. closing arguments are about to begin. do we know how long the prosecution will talk today, case is? >> reporter: bill, good morning to you. they will probably not last that long really because closing arguments for the finding phase it is called, lasted hour an 1/2. they had to summarize testimony from 89 witnesses and present more than 700 pieces of evidence. this go round they're basically driving home the point of 19 witnesses and less than 100 pieces of evidence. mostly pictures of the 13 who were killed here. some analysts have said they could speak for just about 30 minutes or so. next, the floor will go to major hasan. chances are he will not make a statement. he hasn't so far but again we could be surprised. then deliberations. remember it took the panel about six 1/2 hours to find hasan guilty on all charges. it will most likely take a lot less time to deliberate on the sentence, bill. bill: what if they do not choose death, casey, what then? >> reporter: well then hasan spends the rest of his life behind bars.
when the former army psychiatrist allegedly opened fire. casey stiegel live in fort hood, texas. sayssy, what did he apologize for. >> reporter: something pertaining to religion. for context let's put up quote. no cameras or recording devices anytime allowed in the courtroom so we're primarily relying on quotes. this is what he said in the brief two-minute statement. we the mujahadeen are imperfect muslims trying to establish the perfect religion in the land of the supreme god. i apologize for any mistakes i made in this endeavor. in other statements major hasan apologized to islamic fighters for his joining of u.s. military. the court also heard a chilling 911 call yesterday from a woman, who heard the shots. dove under her desk and you could hear the bullets flying through the air on that tape. we also saw dramatic testimony from a sergeant who was shot seven times and survived, a man named alonzo lunsford, who stared hasan down several times from the witness stand yesterday. major hasan did not contract examine that witness, heather. heather: he was very lucky. what can we expect to
comes obamacare. i have a town in new jersey, counties in texas, florida, virginia, wisconsin, all of them moving to part-time work. that is, less than 30 hours a week. even though the employer mandate, you've got to provide health care if you have more than 50 full-time employees, that's 16 months away but these cities and states, they're getting in on the act early because they face renegotiation of labor contracts. changing the work place profoundly, martha. martha: it is so true and we've heard it from some of the biggest unions themselves saying that the 40-hour work week that americans have come to know and love and lived the lifestyle of for decades and decade is truly in jeopardy here. we heard the president talking about health care yesterday, stuart. he said the costs are rising at the smallest rate we've seen in years. so where's the disconnect here? >> well that's accurate. but they are rising. the cost of health carries still rising. it is still going up. and that's before we get these exchanges, before the full implementation of obamacare, when health insurance costs
spent a $550,000 to house him there in texas. jamie: also been not only for taxpayers and the cost, but a long and difficult road to the start of this court-martial. nidal hasan was first charged with 13 counts of murder after that shooting rampage in november of 2009 and the following months attempted murder charges were tacked on top of that. in april of 2010 he was released from a military hospital in san antonio and transported to prison in texas. finally arraigned in the summer of 2011. and after a lot of legal manueverring, it was finally decided that of the court-martial would remain at fort hood where this crime happened on june 4th of this year, the judge ruled hasan can represent himself through all of this. through all of that nidal hasan continues to receive his military paycheck as casey mentioned. since the shooting he has been paid nearly $300,000. bill: got a fox news alert right now. the sunnies coming up in southern california and this is the image you see live. a wildfire near the city of banning. it has been raging out of control. the flames are tearing away at
, injured dozens more in texas. today we're learning the battle over his future is far from finished. casey stiegel back on the case in fort hood, texas. tell us, case sir, about the reaction inside the courtroom when the sentence was read? >> reporter: yeah, bill, hasan did what he has done all along. he was emotionless. he sat and stared down at his defense table. through this entire four-week long court-martial i've been in the courtroom misdemeanor times and i had a chance to really sit and watch hasan and study him and he doesn't do much. he sits in his wheelchair, paralyzed from the chest down from injuries he sustained on that day as you know. he never really seemed to make eye contact with a single victim or those of us in the gallery. but he certainly has not shown any kind of a remorse. there were some tears from family members as the death sentence was announced yesterday. some consoling going on. you know, yesterday was really about the family members and the victims t was about finally being able to get some closer nearly four years after the attack on this post, bill. bill: yo
of texas. heather: maybe he didn't want to be specific because he knew where he was recorded. looking out for family and stuff right now. bill: took about five minutes, on his way. rolling back down the highway. heather: well a massive beef recall nationwide that you need to know b a kansas company recalling about 50,000 pounds of ground beef products over fears of e.coli contamination. now the products produced on july 18th. jonathan serrie is live for us from atlanta with more. jonathan, so what do we need to watch out for? >> reporter: yeah, hi, heather. definitely check your refrigerators and freezers. this beef recall involves more than 50,000-pound of ground beef from the national beef packing company in the state of kansas. now in addition to the national beef brand, the recall affects two other brand that this company packs under those brands are nature's source and nature well. all of the products in question bear the establishment number, est-208-a. you will find that number inside the usda mark of inspection. the ground beef was processed on july 18 and originally packed in 10-
evening for one texas family after a hacker, apparently took control of their baby monitor webcam that they had set up in the child's room. that gave the stranger access to the daughter's bedroom. parents say the intruder took over this camera, and then they heard him, the camera turned and her name, allison was written on the wall on a plaque. there you go. so then he started calling her names, calling her a little, blank, word, i don't want to stay say on television. he moved camera around to see the room. listen to this. >> as a father, you know, i'm supposed to protect her against people like this. so it's, it is a little embarrassing to say the least but, it is not going to happen again. martha: went in there and ripped the court out to make it stop. john lucich a detective and former criminal investigator. how did this happen? >> they felt somebody came through the wireless. that is scariest part about this case. when someone comes through your internet connection they could be anywhere in the world. when they're coming through your wireless they have to be in range of the h
in history. in texas the accused fort hood shooter rests his case without calling any witnesses to testify on his behalf. nidal hasan is accused of killing 13 people and wounding dozens at the military base in 2009. he could face the death penalty. we have live reports on both of these cases coming up. but first, brand new stories and breaking news. >> she was taken against her will by a suspected killer and family friend. now
against charges that he murdered 13 people in 2009. casey stiegel is live from fort hood, texas. casey, he want ad piece of evidence presented to the jury. what is it? >> reporter: gregg, just one single piece of evidence and it's a glowing performance evaluation that he received while he was practicing as a psychiatrist in the u.s. army. court starts in about five minutes at the top of the hour and we have a busy day ahead. here is how it will all go down. first the jury will get all their instructions on the charges from the judge, then we move straight into closing arguments. the prosecution plans on taking an hour or so, using a power point presentation. this it goes to major hasan, hard telling how much or how little time he will take. then the prosecution gets a rebuttal. by this afternoon, we're told by fort hood public affairs folks we in fact could see the panel get this case. if he is found guilty by the 13-member panel, we move into the sentencing phase. so it will be an interesting day, gregg. gregg: casey stiegel, we'll let you get into the courtroom. casey, thanks so much. ma
the police arrived. many in the texas town are calling her a hero. >> you have to put yourself in a mother's position or parent's position and get give the information to him so he can feel comfortable. >> reporter: both suspects were eventually arrested. it's great to see these 911 stories. he said she made me feel calm. so that's good. bill: nicely done. our nation's highest military hon jar awarded to a man who is not on an american hero but is still fighting for troops battling the memory of their own service. >> specialist tyrone carter's' selflessness reflect great credit on himself, bravo troop 4th infantry division and the united states army. [applause] bill: you do not picture that moment when you enlist for the u.s. military. the battle took place in 2009. ty carter and his fellow soldiers came under attack by taliban fighters. he braved enemy fire to run ammunition to his brothers in arms. took out several taliban fighters himself and risked his life to provide aid to a gravely wounded comrade. 8 soldiers died that day, 22 were injured. >> before he camit came ty saids hoping to
, a man was shot who was a christian, a little girl who was missed by a bullet in a mosque in texas. these are all on september 12th. my own mother-in-law who is an ob/gyn who delivered children on a small florida town, on september 12th her home was vandalized and she was refused service at the local walmart and had to move, quite frankly, to retire. so i think that many of us because it wasn't a headline don't realize the persecution that many muslims in america felt. when you talk about them speaking out, i totally agree, but they have. the problem is a lot of the media have not covered it, to be quite honest. they say we'll stage a march or have some kind of a press conference, and people won't show up -- [inaudible conversations] martha: leslie, i understand and appreciate your comments completely, but when you look at the material on this group, they are, there are triewpters within this group. i don't know if this group is the group you want to make the statement that the people who have been treated in the way you're talking about want to represent them. david, go ahead. >>
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